Last month a story did the rounds about how a poll shows that if Labour, Greens and the Liberal Democrats did a deal to stand only one candidate against the Conservatives, Boris Johnson would be out of power. But how good was that poll and what conclusions can really be drawn from it? … Read the full post »
Read about UK political opinion polls and related matters, especially how the different parties are doing in voting intention surveys.
For a full database of voting intention polls since their birth in the UK in 1943, see PollBase, the largest collection of voting intention polls.
You might wonder about how a Parliamentary by-election without any public opinion polls can be a good one for pollsters. But bear with me… … Read the full post »
A new global study by Ipsos shows strong support for measures to be put in place to stop discrimination against LGBT people in Britain. … Read the full post »
New polling from the Mile End Institute, as reported on by Phil Cowley. … Read the full post »
Why didn’t the Conservatives appear to take that much of an electoral hit last week from the run of recent sleaze stories? Polling analysis newly released by YouGov gives some strong clues. … Read the full post »
Two important factors are being neglected in the instant political analysis of the Conservative victory in the Hartlepool by-election. … Read the full post »
The first proper constituency poll for the Hartlepool by-election has the Conservatives in the lead in this Labour seat. … Read the full post »
Pollsters Redfield & Wilton have tried out explaining the UBI policy to people and seeing what they then think of it. … Read the full post »
New polling from YouGov shows strong public support for removing the remaining hereditary peers from the House of Lords. … Read the full post »
Just under one in five people (17%) say they will either feel fairly or very unsafe about voting in person in this May’s elections. … Read the full post »